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Eman Alghamdi standing in front of a tree holding a coffee cup

Communications ·

From Class Assignment to Passion Project: MFA Student Eman Alghamdi on the Process of Creating “A Piece of Paper”

What if your family was separated by a simple piece of paper? MFA film student Eman Alghamdi tells the story of Remi, a Syrian refugee who hasn’t seen his family in three years. The film, “A Piece of Paper,” screened Nov. 10 at Suns Cinema.
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Rikki Kyle

Communications ·

The Next Olivia Pope? PR Student Rikki Kyle Changing Representation in the Industry One Step at a Time

Public Relations and Strategic Communication student Rikki Kyle was the recipient of the organization’s Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award at the 2019 Public Relations Student Society of American conference.
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Graham P. Wheeler standing next to a table with a large trophy on it

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Marketing World Champions: Alum Graham Wheeler on Working the Nationals’ World Series Victory Season

Graham Wheeler, SOC '12, has been Digital Marketing Manager at the Washington Nationals for their last three seasons. This year, he got a front row seat to their first ever World Series victory.
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Laura DeNardis, Bethany and Peter Yarrow perform on stage.

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“The River and Wall” Screening Features Performance by Peter and Bethany Yarrow

World renowned musician and activists performed at SOC on Oct. 1 for the opening of Films Across Borders.
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Cherry Graziosi standing in front of a movie theatre at the Sundance Film Festival

Communications ·

Knock Down the House: An Interview with Co-Producer Cherry Graziosi

SOC alumna Graziosi shares why and how she decided to get involved in bringing the acclaimed documentary to the screen.
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The PRSSA 2019 e board and Prof Puglisi standing in front of a plain backdrop

Communications ·

SOC PRSSA Celebrates Another Award Winning Year at 2019 Conference

Last month, the American University School of Communication chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America celeberated another successful year at their organization’s annual conference, and swept the house with multiple awards
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D'Ante Smith

Communications ·

D’Ante Smith’s Journey from the Football Field to ESPN

D'Ante Smith spent his undergraduate career playing college football before he came to SOC for graduate school. Now, he's a professional digital journalist with ESPN.
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Students facing a chalkboard with equations on it and a professor standing next to it, teaching

Communications ·

Creating Gender Inclusive Schools with Documentary Filmmaker Jonathan Skurnik

Students and professors joined award-winning filmmaker, Jonathan Skurnik, as he screened his film, Creating Gender Inclusive Schools, and hosted a workshop on October 16.
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Chuck Todd talks with Professor Jane Hall on stage at the latest American Forum

Communications ·

NBC's Chuck Todd Joins SOC for Latest American Forum

On October 10th, NBC News Political Director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd joined SOC and Professor Jane Hall for a conversation about the latest explosive developments in news and politics.
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Chinua Joi Ivey

Communications ·

Strategic Communication MA Students Make Successful Entrepreneurs

Meet three Strategic Communication Master's Students who run their own successful companies.
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